Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Waswanipi: Songs of a Scattered People.
seller photo

Waswanipi: Songs of a Scattered People.

By Muller, Fr. Hugo.

Toronto, Ontario.: Anglican Book Centre.. Very Good. 1976. Softcover. 0919030157 . 8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; (10) - 86 pp. Fr. Hugo Muller, an Anglican priest, was appointed to a parish in north-west Quebec among the Cree people of Waswanipi and Mistassini. Known as the in-land Cree, they live in the area affected by the James Bay Hydro Project with recently (relatively) built towns such as Chapais, Chibougamau, Quevillon, Joutel, and Matagami in the heart of their traditional hunting grounds. Illustrated with many black and white photographs of the area and the people. Mild to moderate wear and light scuffing to the covers while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. .

$10.00

The Foot of the River
seller photo

The Foot of the River

By Lalor, George

Winnipeg, Manitoba.: Pemmican Publications.. Near Fine. 1986. First Edition. Softcover. 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 126 pp. From the foreword: "This volume contains the first two books of a series of five, which tell the story of that region which surrounds the estuary of the Winnipeg River from the time of Lake Agassiz to the year 1921. It is the story of the birth and growth of three communities in Manitoba: Fort Alexander, Victoria Beach and St. George." Illustrated with black and white drawings by Réal Bérard plus one map on page 73. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show mild wear to the edges and that to the fore corners of the front cover, otherwise fine. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Louis Riel: Justice Must Be Done
seller photo

Louis Riel: Justice Must Be Done

By Heineman, Larry. Clem Chartier, Ron Rivard

Saskatchewan.: Association of Metis and Non-Status Indians of Saskatchewan.. Near Fine. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; viii - 107 pp. A photostatic copy of the original typed submission made to the Hon. P. E. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and his cabinet in September of 1978 and part of that same submission package. Printed on the rectos (right hand pages) only. Bound in blue duo-tang type folder. Subsequently published as a book by the Manitoba Métis Federation Press in the following year, 1979. .

$20.00

Natives and Outsiders: Pluralism in the Mackenzie River Delta, Northwest  Territories
seller photo

Natives and Outsiders: Pluralism in the Mackenzie River Delta, Northwest Territories

By Smith, Derek G

Ottawa, Ontario.: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.. Near Fine. 1975. Softcover. 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; xv - 173 pp. This is report #12 from the Mackenzie Delta Research project. From the preface: "Originally presented as a doctoral dissertation in Anthropology at Harvard University, this study is based principally on data recovered during intensive fieldwork in the Mackenzie River Delta between 1965 and 1967." Illustrated with many charts, tables, graphs and maps. Minor wear to the spine crown, otherwise fine. This is catalogue item # R72-142/1975 from the Ministry. .

$25.00

Indian Conditions; A Survey
seller photo

Indian Conditions; A Survey

By Knox, R. H. and J. Phillip Nicholson. (editors)

Ottawa, Ontario.: Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs.. Very Good+. 1980. Softcover. 0662108523 . 8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm. (oblong).; 159 pp. From the preface by John C. Munro, the then minister of Indian and Northern Affairs: "This report has been prepared by my department to document changes in Indian social, economic and political conditions during the last ten to twenty years". Contents: Introductory section, Social Conditions, Economic Conditions, Political Conditions, Government Programs, Off-Reserve , Reference Reading. Illustrated with charts and graphs. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. .

$17.50

Legends of a Lost Tribe: Folk Tales of the Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland
seller photo

Legends of a Lost Tribe: Folk Tales of the Beothuck Indians of Newfoundland

By O'Neill, Paul

Toronto, Ontario.: McClelland and Stewart.. Very Good+. 1976. Softcover. 0771068786 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 94 - [2] pp. No additional printings are noted, presumed first. O'Neill has constructed 12 legends based on the known facts about the tribe including the information given by the last Beothuck, a woman who died in 1829. A 4 page introduction describes where the legends come from and a 2 page glossary of Beothuck words is provided at the back. Illustrated with full page black and white drawings, one per legend, by Jon Fraser. Old price sticker on the inside of the front cover and the cover edges show mild shelf wear. Otherwise clean and tight. .

$10.00

In the Footsteps of the Mississaugas
seller photo

In the Footsteps of the Mississaugas

By Gibson, Marian

Mississauga, Ontario.: Mississauga Heritage Foundation.. Fine. 2006. Softcover. 0969199554 . 8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; ix - 101 pp. From a foreword by Chief Bryan LaForme: ". . . is the story of the Mississauga area and the Mississauga people. The reader is taken through the time from the Ice Age, to the turbulent Beaver Wars with the Iroquois, the trade with the French, and the transitional period of building relationships with the British and finally to the present". Illustrated with black and white photographs plus a centre section of 23 pages in full colour and printed on a coated paper of the "Kiinwi Dabaadjmowin" - "Our Story Art Mural" as painted on the walls of the library at the Lloyd S. King Elelmentary School on the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville, Ontario. The printing was done by The Coach House Press of Toronto and reflects the quality of their work. Bibliographical references and an index are present. .

$20.00

Aleutian Islanders: Eskimos of the North Pacific
seller photo

Aleutian Islanders: Eskimos of the North Pacific

By Quimby, George I

Chicago, Illinois.: Chicago Natural History Museum. Good. 1944. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 48 pp plus 8 pages of black and white plates. Mustard yellow covers with black art work and lettering. Mr. Quimby was the Curator of Exhibits in the Department of Anthropology of the Museum at the time of writing. Two and a half pages of references at the back. The covers are age darkened and the cover edges / spine tips show mild wear. .

$8.00

Lelawala: A Legend Of The Maid Of The Mist
seller photo

Lelawala: A Legend Of The Maid Of The Mist

By Grol, Lini R

Fonthill, Ontario.: Fonthill Studio - Trillium Books. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. 8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 39 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on front board. "The Heroine from the Niagara Peninsula. An old Indian Legend as told and Illustrated with Freehand Scissor Cuttings by Lini R. Grol". Number 453 of a limited collector's edition. Grol is an author/artist originally from Holland and now living in Fonthill, close to Niagara Falls. Previous owner's name on free front end paper plus a small stain in the front end paper gutter. The dust jacket (in archival cover) is soiled with edge wear (chips, closed tears) and a small piece missing at the head edge of back panel near the spine. .

$15.00

Indian Costumes in the United States: A Guide to the Study of the  Collections in the Museum.
seller photo

Indian Costumes in the United States: A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum.

By Wissler, Clark.

New York, New York: American Museum of Natural History. Very Good. 1931. Third Edition. Softcover. 8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; 32 pp. Saddle staple bound in a light tan wraps. The museum in question is the American Museum of Natural History and this is guide leaflet number 63. Printed on a coated paper with many b/w reproductions and line drawings. A one page "Sources of Information" is on the last page. Contents: Costume Materials, The Forests and the Plains (headgear, under garments, upper garments, wallets, footgear, early accounts), California, Washington and Oregon, The Southwest, and The Use of Cloth. Previous owner's name stamped on the front cover, title page and the last page. The covers show minor soiling and wear. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$6.00

North from the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon  Settlement, Highland County, Ohio.
seller photo

North from the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio.

By Kessler, John S. and Donald B. Ball.

Macon, Georgia.: Mercer University Press.. Near Fine. 2001. Softcover. 0865547033 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 220 pp. The history of the Carmel Indians starting in the early 1700's and concentrating on the Melungen grouping who settled in Highland County. Illustrated with b/w photogrphs, charts, graphs and maps. A new, unread and unused book. .

$8.50

Fighters & Singers: The Lives Of Some Australian Aboriginal Women.
seller photo

Fighters & Singers: The Lives Of Some Australian Aboriginal Women.

By White, Isobel; Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan. (editors).

Sydney, Australia.: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good. 1985. Softcover. 0868616206 . 8vo - 24.5 x 16 cm.; xxi - 226 pp. "This volume is a record of friendships which formed despite differences of background, experience and age. . . . . the authors attempt to convey what Aboriginal women considered relevant when describing their lives to friends who were both strangers and kin". List of contributors: Diane Barwick, Diane Bell, Catherine Berndt, Pearl Duncan, Jenny Green, Luise Hercus, Ann McGrath, Janet Matthews, Betty Meehan, Lynette Oates, Helen Payne, Janice Reid, Diane Smith, Myrna Tonkinson and Isobel White. 5 location maps included at front and also illustrated with black and white photographs. Lower front fore corner has a surface crease, else near fine. .

$10.00

Croyances et coutumes magico-religieuses des Wafipa Paiens.
seller photo

Croyances et coutumes magico-religieuses des Wafipa Paiens.

By Robert, R. P. J. M.

Kipalapala - Tabora, Tanganyika: Tanganyika Mission Press. Fair. 1949. First Edition. Soft Cover. 8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; 256 pp. Grey wraps with black lettering. A missionary (White Fathers) looks at the beliefs and religious costumes of the Wafipa people. Pencil underlining present in first 80 or so pages. The spine is worn as are the covers with soiling to them. The interior (aside from the underlining) is clean and the binding is yet solid. A good working copy. .

$12.50

Who Speaks for Wolf, a Native American Learning Story As Told to Turtle  Woman Singing by Her Father, Sharp-Eyed Hawk.
seller photo

Who Speaks for Wolf, a Native American Learning Story As Told to Turtle Woman Singing by Her Father, Sharp-Eyed Hawk.

By Spencer, Paula Underwood.

Austin, Texas.: Tribe of Two Press. Fine. 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - 23 x 23 cm.; 47 pp. This is a special edition of this book, number 17 of 110 copies, signed by both Spencer and Howell on the first blank preliminary page. It is inscribed and signed again on the half title page by the author. Accompanying the book is is a specially bound original stone lithograph called "Firewatcher" by Howell, which is signed and dated. Both volumes are in a slipcase which is in very good condition having a bit of minor soiling on it. Laid in the book is a typed sheet with a poem by Spencer called "Spirit Song". The book, lithograph and slipcase are bound in a brown cloth with gilt lettering on the cover of the book and lithograph; the slipcase has a pastedown title and illustration. Spencer, who died in 2000, was a Native American educator and founder of The Learning Way Center. "Who Speaks for Wolf" received the Thomas Jefferson Cup Award for quality writing for young people and is considered an Environmental Classic. Howell (1937-1997) was a well known Southwest painter, print-maker and gallery owner; a post-realist painter of Native Americans. Digital photos of any aspect are available upon request. .

$500.00

Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.
seller photo

Smoke Signals, Number 46 / 1965, Folklore.

Washington, DC.: Indian Arts And Crafts Board, Department Of The Interior. Good. 1965. Soft Cover. 4to - 26.5 x 20 cm.; 27 pp. A once-upon-a-time free publication from the US Government. This issue has two feature articles - Folklore by Edward Malin and Folklore and secondly, a portfolio by George Burdeau. The covers are a tad worn and the spine fold for the cover is rubbed and spilit at the top and the bottom (above and below staples). Otherwise a clean copy. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced when ordered. .

$7.00